A series of daytime home burglaries are being investigated by the Somervell County Sheriff’s Office, and you could earn a cash reward through Crime Stoppers by providing information that helps solve the crimes.
Detective Terry Early indicated that several burglaries and thefts in the county over the past couple of months could be connected.
Early said the incidents have been happening “during the daytime hours while victims are at work or out of the home. We are asking the public to report anything, anyone, any vehicle that looks suspicious.”
If you have information that could help, call the Sheriff’s Office at 254-897-2242 or you can remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 254-897-7777. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000 for information that leads to an indictment.
Here is a summary of the recent local crimes in this series, provided by Detective Early:
1. Burglary of a Habitation – On or about June 26, 2017 in the 1300 block of CR 2006. An air conditioning window unit, a Sony DVD player and a Vizio television reported missing from the residence.
2. Burglary of a Building (Somervell County Expo Center) – On or about July 5, 2017 during the night time hours, someone broke into the Expo Center. Jewelry and new blue jeans were taken. The suspect(s) were barefooted.
3. Burglary of a Habitation – On about Aug. 17, 2017 in the 1700 block of CR 2018, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., unknown suspect(s) entered the residence. Among the Items taken include assorted jewelry, along with a fire safe that contained a coin collection and assorted papers.
4. Burglary of a Habitation – On Aug. 23, 2017, in the 2700 block of CR 411, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., unknown suspect(s) entered the residence. Among items taken were three pistols, a jewelry box containing assorted jewelry, two laptops.
5. Burglary of a Habitation – On Aug. 28, 2017, in the 3900 block of FM 200 South, between the hours of 7 a.m., unknown suspect(s) entered the residence. Among the items taken include assorted jewelry, a shotgun, a jar containing loose U.S. coins and several department store credit cards.